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Applications, draft State Authorizations, and Support Documents

The documents below are grouped according to those available for public comment, and those which are provided to the public as background information only (not subject to public comment).



Alaska Department of Natural Resources, Division of Mining, Land and Water, has prepared draft Reclamation Plan Approval (F20099958).

Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has prepared draft Waste Management Permit No. 0132-BA002 for management of mine water, tailings and other solid wastes at the Red Dog Mine site.


Application Cover Letters:
DEC Waste Management Permit with Nana Letter of Consent
DNR Reclamation Plan Approval with Nana Letter of Consent

Red Dog Mine Closure and Reclamation Plan

Closure and Reclamation Plan Supporting Documents:
Supporting Document B:  Plans of Operations
B1 Red Dog Mine Development Plan
B2 Plan of Operations for Waste Rock Management
B3 Plan of Operations for Tailings and Water Management

Supporting Document F:  Reclamation and Revegetation
F3 Revegetation Plan for the Red Dog Mine

Supporting Document I:  Monitoring Plans
Red Dog Mine, Waste Management, Reclamation and Closure Monitoring Plan

Supporting Document J:  Cost Estimates
J1 Basis of Estimate - Cost Estimate
J2 Basis of Estimate - Post-Closure Costs
J3 Basis of Estimate - Suspension Costs
Memorandum - State of Alaska, Department of Revenue, Treasury Division


The following Supporting Documents are provided to the public as
background information.  They are not subject to public comment.

Closure and Reclamation Plan Supporting Documents
Supporting Document A:  Consultation & Property Description
A1 Closure Workshops (contact Jack DiMarchi for CD)
A2 Legal Description of Property

Supporting Document C:  Geotechnical
C1 Main Waste Stockpile Stability Assessments
C2 Drawings from Updated Geotechnical Report
C3 Dam History Report
C4 Preliminary Conceptual Design Report
C5 Stability Analysis for Future Raises to Closure
C6 Seepage Analysis Report
C7 Drawings from Back Dam Investigation and Design
C8 Preliminary Spillway Design

Supporting Document D:  Geochemistry
D1 Consolidation of Studies on Geochemical Characterization of Waste Rock and Tailings
D2 Supporting Geochemical Review and Interpretation
D3 Aqqaluk Geochemistry - Supplemental Testing Program
D4 Lime Requirements and Predicted Geochemical Changes

Supporting Document E:  Water Management
E1 Red Dog Water and Load Balance
E2 Flood Frequency Update for Middle Fork Red Dog Creek
E3 Red Dog Creek Rediversion Design Criteria & Plan
E4 Assessment of Water Treatment Methods Applicable for Closure
E5 Assessment of Methods for Managing Post-Closure Water Treatment Sludge

Supporting Document F:  Reclamation and Revegetation
F1 Mine Area Closure Options - Summary of the Cover Studies
F2 Evaluation of Borrow Sources

Supporting Document G:  Demolition
Demolition Cost Estimates

Supporting Document H:  Ecological Risks
Evaluation of Ecological Risk within the Ambient Air/Solid Waste Permit Boundary

Supporting Document I:  Monitoring Plans

Documents Supplemental to the Monitoring Plans:
 - Long-Term Permafrost and Groundwater Monitoring Plan for the Tailing Impoundment
 - Fish Protection Barrier, Statement Of Work (SOW)
 - Landfill, Main Waste Stockpile SOP
 - Landfill, Old Mine SOP
 - Draft - Fugitive Dust Risk Management Plan, Red Dog Operations, Alaska
 - Operations and Maintenance Manual Rev. 5, Tailings Main Dam
 - Operations and Maintenance Manual Rev. 1, Mine Water Diversion Dam
 - Operations and Maintenance Manual Rev. 2, Fresh Water Dam
 - Certificate of Approval to Construct a Dam

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